32% of ‘major’ UK retailers will install tech to meet growing demand for omni-channel, Jaeger and New Look lead the way

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Almost a third (32%) of major UK retailers plan to install technology that enables in-store shoppers to order an item unavailable in one branch from another holding it in stock, according to a survey conducted by retail specialists Martec International for Omnico, a leading software and services company enabling omni-channel (more…)

Waitrose trials mobile self-scan at three stores, but self-scanning comes at a price: £465bn

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myWaitrose customers can now scan product barcodes on their phones as they place goods in their basket, easing their checkout experience at three Waitrose stores. The ‘scan as you shop’ trial, which complements the existing Quick Check service, is taking place in Waitrose shops in Clapham Common, Meanwood and Milngavie, with a (more…)